Divines

Directors' Fortnight
Cannes 2016
Camera d'Or
Cannes 2016

Divines

A Film by Houda Benyamina

2016 - France/Qatar - Drama - 2.35 - 106 min.

with Oulaya Amamra , Majdouline Idrissi , Déborah Lukumuena & Kevin Mischel

Language: French
Produced by Marc-Benoît Créancier

In a ghetto near Paris where drugs and religion reign supreme, Dounia is hungry for her share of power and success. Enlisting the help of her best friend, Maimouna, she decides to follow the footsteps of a respected dealer. When Dounia meets a young sensuous dancer, her life takes a surprising turn.

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